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Rachel Rhodes shows how she defended herself with a knife against a home invader. (CBS)

Pregnant Indiana Woman Confronts Home Invader

Rachel Rhodes says a man kicked the door down Thursday morning. She says she wielded the first knife she could find. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.


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Woman Shot During Home Invasion In South Austin

The 47-year-old woman told police she confronted a man who was wearing a mask and a hoodie, after he broke into her home in the 5000 block of West Van Buren Street around 6:15 p.m.


Sandra Lopez (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Woman Convicted In 1999 Home Invasion

The former fugitive, who fled the country for El Salvador after being charged, was found guilty of three counts of home invasion and two counts of armed robbery.


Damien Thomas (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With July Murder, Home Invasion

Damien Thomas and Dorvell Gogins allegedly broke into a home to rob it about 3 p.m. July 11 and shot 27-year-old Jeremiah Brown in the chest


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Man Pistol-Whipped During Montgomery Home Invasion

Two men are being sought for a Thursday home invasion that injured a male in west suburban Montgomery.


Emilio Izguirre (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Stabbing Girlfriend To Death

Joanna Lopez, 26, was stabbed at her home in the 1700 block of West 21st Street about 6:45 a.m. Sunday.


Julius Anderson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Convicted Rapist Gets Another 75 Years Behind Bars

A serial rapist who has already served 30 years in prison was sentenced to 75 more for sexually assaulting three women within months of his release from prison in 2009.


Surveillance video of a possible suspect in a Humboldt Park home invasion.

Suspects In Humboldt Park Home Invasion Caught On Camera

A surveillance camera captured video of suspects after a home invasion where a man was badly beaten. The incident happened in the 2600 block of West Potomac Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.


Deandre Minor (Credit: Chicago Police)

No Bond For Man Charged With Attempted Rape In Gold Coast

Deandre Minor, 28, of the 800 block of West 78th Street, is facing one count each of attempted criminal sexual assault with bodily harm, robbery, and home invasion/sex offense.


Deandre Minor (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Attempted Rape On Gold Coast

A man has been charged with trying to sexually assault a 54-year-old woman early Friday in her Gold Coast home.


Kyle Kennedy (left) and Dillon Wood (right) are accused of breaking into a Beach Park home and tying up two girls, and burglarizing several Lake County homes under construction, to fuel their drug habits. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Cops: Men Claim Drug Habits Led To Home Invasion, Burglaries

Two men arrested for breaking into a north suburban home, where they tied up two teenage girls and stole a safe, were breaking into homes under construction in Lake County to support drug habits, police said.


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Police Warn Of Home Invasions, Rape Attempts In Marquette Park

Police have issued an alert for people on the Southwest Side, about a home invader who tries to sexually assault women.


Jimmy Bell (picture provided by Crystal Lake Police)

Suspect Apprehended In Crystal Lake Home-Invasion, Stabbings

Jimmy Bell Jr., 30, of Elgin was arrested Monday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, Ala. at the home of a relative after a warrant was issued for his arrest on two counts of attempted homicide.


A cotton swab used for DNA testing is placed in a protective wrapper before being sent to a lab for testing. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Cook County To Begin Collecting DNA Samples After Supreme Court Ruling

Some Cook County Jail inmates and others arrested in the county will soon have to give DNA samples, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that taking such samples after an arrest does not amount to an “unreasonable search.”


Warren Hunter (Orland Park Police Dept.)

Orland Park Police ID 2nd Suspect In Home Invasion, Shooting

Authorities say Warren Hunter, 31, of Gary, Ind., should be considered armed and dangerous.


Anthony M. Espinoza, 27, is wanted in connection with an Orland Park home invasion and shooting, police say. (Orland Park Police Dept.)

Suspect In Orland Park Home Invasion Found Dead

Lake County Indiana Sheriff’s officers were approaching Espinoza’s home in East Chicago to execute a search warrant when they heard a single gunshot.


Anthony M. Espinoza, 27, is wanted in connection with an Orland Park home invasion and shooting, police say. (Orland Park Police Dept.)

Man Shot In Orland Park Home Invasion, Cops ID One Suspect

Police in Orland Park were looking for three men involved in a shooting and a home invasion overnight on a normally quiet block of the southwest suburb.


Timothy Jones is charged with murder in the death of a woman who was killed when police crashed into her car while chasing Jones, who allegedly was fleeing from a home invasion. (Credit: CBS)

$2M Bond For Man Charged With Death Of Woman Killed By Police During Chase

Timothy Jones, of the 12500 block of South Union Avenue, was charged with the death of 59-year-old Chicago resident Jacqueline Reynolds.


Jenelle Barton (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Drunken Woman Enters Wrong Home, Bites Cop Who Tries To Remove Her

On the way to a squad car, Jenelle Barton kicked a police sergeant in the chest and bit another on the right hand. The bitten officer was taken to a hospital for treatment.


(Clockwise from top left) Darryl Lloyd, Faheem Norwood, Dejuan Crockett and Brandon Griffin are accused of killing a young mother and two children, and leaving a third child for dead, in a botched home invasion and robbery in Harvey in October 2010. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's office and Illinois Department of Corrections)

Four Charged In 2010 Triple Murder In Harvey

Cook County prosecutors have charged four people in a grisly triple homicide three years ago in south suburban Harvey, following a botched home invasion and robbery.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2013